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debilitated
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Date Joined Jan 2010
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   Posted 5/19/2010 1:38 PM (GMT -7)   
Ok so I am on TPN, and My liver enzymes were getting high.

I bought Milk Thistle Suppliments. 2 weeks in a row now they have improved.
I got results back today and my ALT is 21 and AST is all the way down to 86.

I think it's REALLY helpin.
I know were all different, But if you ever feel the need to try i recommend it. :-)
Male, 22. Diagnosed with Crohn's officially since 2001.. Osteoporosis, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Chronic Anemia.

Medications Used: Remicade, Humira, Cimzia, 6-mp, Pentasa, Flagyl, Prednisone, Zifaxan, Entocort,
TPN (Total Parenteral Nutrition), The whole nine.

Current: Methotrexate Injection, Entocort EC, Vitamin D, Fentanyl 25mcg / 72hrs - Zofran - Folic Acid
Currently On SSDI


ivy6
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Date Joined Sep 2005
Total Posts : 10404
   Posted 5/19/2010 7:28 PM (GMT -7)   
Debilitated, please DO NOT take milk thistle without consulting with your doctors and your pharmacist first.

Milk thistle is processed along the same pathways as your other medications; overload that pathway, and you can reduce the ability of your body to process your real meds. You're on a heavy medication regime already: be careful, and consult with SENIOR, expert, professionals before you experiment with OTC medicines.

Ivy.
Co-Moderator Crohn's Forum.

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